We’re here to help you in your home selling process, get your home ready to sell, evaluate offers, deal with closing and make the jump to your new home.

1. Make a plan
2. Choose a listing agent
3. Find out how much your home is worth
4. Get your home ready for sale
5. Market your home
6. Receive purchase offers and negotiate
7. Look for your next home
8. Close sell

1. Make a plan:

Develop a plan. The selling process can feel out of control unless you take control, and having a plan is the key. That means making some important decisions.

  • Hiring an agent or going it alone
  • Determining when to list
  • Setting a price
  • Selecting what to keep and what to leave behind
  • Staging your home
  • Plotting your next move

2. Choose a listing agent:

A listing agent will represent you and have a fiduciary responsible for looking out for your best interests. Let Property Search Miami help you find the right agent with an extensive portfolio. Our agents carry the best local knowledge on the business.

3. Find out how much your home is worth:

A seller’s biggest mistake is to overprice a property. Price your property in line with sold ones identified in a comparative market analysis report.
Consider whether your market is hot, cold or neutral, and price according to the market temperature.

4. Get your home ready for sale

Prepare your property for sale by cleaning, decluttering and improving curb appeal.
Ask your real estate agent for help with staging. Sometimes you can use your own furniture.
Make repairs before selling. Protect your privacy while your property is on the market.

5. Market your home

Your agent should identify the sizzling selling points and choose advertising words to sell.
Make a virtual tour and take quality photographs of your property online, this will attract more potential buyers.
Tweak marketing to increase traffic and showings.
Confirm that your listing is posted online. Your agent should saturate the Internet with photographs and descriptions of your property.

6. Receive purchasing offers and negotiate

Your agent will make certain that buyers use the right form for writing a purchase offer.
Even if you receive a lowball offer, negotiate by issuing a counter offer. Don’t ignore offers.
Don’t be afraid to make a full-price counter offer, if the price is competitive and warranted.
If your property is priced right, prepare yourself for multiple offers.

7. Think about what’s next

If you’re planning to buy your next home, remember to get pre-approved early so you have an edge in the market. And know that there’s no easy answer to the question of which comes first, the buying or the selling. And if it’s been a while since you rented, we can help you through that process too.

It may seem daunting, but you have here more tools and data than previous generations of home sellers could have hoped for. Armed with this information and a top-notch agent to help you navigate, all your planning, tough decisions and hard work will mean fewer first-time seller mistakes. You’ll have your first “Sold” sign out front before you know it.

8. Close sell

At closing, all the paperwork is signed by the buyer and seller, both parties pay any settlement fees and the documents are officially recorded. Prior to closing, you’ll receive a settlement statement outlining any fees which may apply to you.